Plate

Object Number: 
1948.164
Date: 
1854-1880
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 7 1/4 in. ( 1.9 x 18.4 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in black on front of plate below central image: "MOTHER AND DAUGHTER, DEAR TO EACH./WITH A LOVE SURPASSING SPEECH."
Description: 
Molded pearlware plate with the letters of the alphabet inscribed around the brim in low relief; at center is a black transfer printed image of a woman seated in a chair clasping her daughter by the arm and looking into her eyes; colors have been hand painted over the glaze to highlight center elements; chair is brown, mother's dress purple, and two green leaves behind.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this plate originally belonged to the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Frederic R. Griffith
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group